Period
to 20 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 815 841
Rank change year-on-year +333 +26 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 205 249 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 221 227 300
Median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £118,750 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +9.09% -10.20% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 46,376 130,139 156,814
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.65% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 38,335 103,792 126,328
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +327 188 £70,000 -6.67% 54
London +197 137 £77,500 +3.33% 32
UK excluding London +310 59 £60,000 +9.09% 26
Work from Home +54 27 £67,500 -10.00% 8
South East +220 20 £65,000 +44.44% 3
South West +123 10 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Midlands +143 9 £60,000 +6.67% 4
West Midlands +111 9 £60,000 +6.67% 4
Scotland +88 9 £85,000 +54.55% 3
North of England +173 6 £52,500 -4.55% 6
North West +133 3 £57,500 +4.55% 3
East of England +132 3 £80,000 +10.34% 4
North East - 3 £52,500 - 2
Wales +52 2 £52,500 +5.00% 1

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 205 (100.00%) Python
2 88 (42.93%) Django
3 73 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (25.37%) Docker
5 50 (24.39%) Flask
6 49 (23.90%) JavaScript
7 47 (22.93%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (19.51%) AWS
9 39 (19.02%) DevOps
10 38 (18.54%) SQL
11 37 (18.05%) Finance
12 36 (17.56%) Software Engineering
13 35 (17.07%) Java
13 35 (17.07%) Linux
14 34 (16.59%) Mentoring
15 33 (16.10%) Microservices
16 32 (15.61%) Kubernetes
17 30 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
17 30 (14.63%) Project Management
18 29 (14.15%) Fintech
19 24 (11.71%) MongoDB
20 23 (11.22%) REST
20 23 (11.22%) Go
21 22 (10.73%) NoSQL
21 22 (10.73%) GitHub
21 22 (10.73%) CSS
21 22 (10.73%) HTML
22 21 (10.24%) Computer Science
22 21 (10.24%) RESTful
23 20 (9.76%) TDD

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.37%) Confluence
2 5 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.46%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (1.46%) Tornado
4 2 (0.98%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) Luigi
5 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.49%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.49%) Inkscape
1 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.51%) AWS
2 22 (10.73%) GitHub
3 15 (7.32%) Azure
4 13 (6.34%) GCP
5 11 (5.37%) SaaS
6 6 (2.93%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (2.93%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.93%) Serverless
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (0.98%) AWS Step Functions
7 2 (0.98%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.95%) HTTP
2 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) AMQP
3 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (22.93%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (11.71%) MongoDB
3 22 (10.73%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.85%) MySQL
5 9 (4.39%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.93%) Big Data
7 6 (2.93%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.46%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.46%) KDB
10 3 (1.46%) Redis
11 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.49%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (9.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.34%) JIRA
3 12 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.90%) CircleCI
5 5 (2.44%) Selenium
6 2 (0.98%) Babel
6 2 (0.98%) Maven
6 2 (0.98%) webpack
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 37 (18.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.39%) Front Office
3 6 (2.93%) Advertising
4 5 (2.44%) Games
5 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (42.93%) Django
2 50 (24.39%) Flask
3 23 (11.22%) REST
4 22 (10.73%) CSS
4 22 (10.73%) HTML
5 21 (10.24%) RESTful
6 19 (9.27%) NumPy
6 19 (9.27%) Vue.js
6 19 (9.27%) Web Services
7 15 (7.32%) React
8 13 (6.34%) Pandas
9 12 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (5.37%) Redux
11 9 (4.39%) .NET
11 9 (4.39%) Node.js
11 9 (4.39%) SQLAlchemy
12 8 (3.90%) JSON
13 7 (3.41%) GraphQL
13 7 (3.41%) SciPy
14 6 (2.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.27%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.39%) Hedge funds
3 8 (3.90%) Derivative
4 5 (2.44%) Life Science
4 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.95%) Equities
5 4 (1.95%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.95%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.46%) Exotic Derivative
6 3 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.46%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.98%) Robotics
8 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.07%) Linux
2 8 (3.90%) Unix
3 5 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.02%) DevOps
3 36 (17.56%) Software Engineering
4 34 (16.59%) Mentoring
5 33 (16.10%) Microservices
6 30 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
6 30 (14.63%) Project Management
7 29 (14.15%) Fintech
8 21 (10.24%) Computer Science
9 20 (9.76%) TDD
10 19 (9.27%) Artificial Intelligence
10 19 (9.27%) Machine Learning
11 18 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.80%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (6.83%) SDLC
14 12 (5.85%) BDD
15 11 (5.37%) DNA
16 10 (4.88%) Validation
17 9 (4.39%) Continuous Delivery
17 9 (4.39%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) Python
2 49 (23.90%) JavaScript
3 38 (18.54%) SQL
4 35 (17.07%) Java
5 23 (11.22%) Go
6 17 (8.29%) C++
7 16 (7.80%) Kotlin
8 11 (5.37%) C#
9 5 (2.44%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.46%) PHP
10 3 (1.46%) R
10 3 (1.46%) Rust
11 2 (0.98%) C
12 1 (0.49%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.49%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.32%) Degree
2 5 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.46%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.46%) PhD
4 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (1.46%) EMIR
1 3 (1.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 52 (25.37%) Docker
2 5 (2.44%) Squid
3 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 32 (15.61%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.46%) Ansible
2 3 (1.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (4.39%) Google
1 9 (4.39%) Oracle
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.46%) Apple
4 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.49%) Databricks